City man sentenced to 11 years for rape


JOHNSTOWN — A Gloversville man pleaded guilty Tuesday in Fulton County Court to first-degree rape in a plea arrangement that will send him to state prison for 11 years.

Samuel A. Millington, 51, of 19 E. Fulton St., pleaded before County Court Judge Louise K. Sira to one felony count of first-degree rape— intercourse with a physically helpless female.

As part of the plea, he will be sentenced later to 11 years in prison, 17 years post-release supervision, and a stay-away order of protection was granted for the victim.

Millington was arrested Nov. 16 by Gloversville police, charged with first-degree rape and and an additional sex-related charge. Police said he had forcible sexual intercourse with another person in 2013.

The Gloversville police Detective Division said they were contacted by state police in Queensbury and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office in regard to a reported sex offense in their jurisdiction. During their investigation, the victim reported sexual contact with Millington had occurred within the city of Gloversville on more than one occasion during 2013.

A Gloversville investigation revealed Millington sent sexually suggestive text messages to the victim, and that he forcefully had sexual intercourse with the victim several times, while residing in Gloversville.

Michael Anich covers Johnstown and Fulton County news. He can be reached at [email protected]

By Chad Fleck

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